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Los Angeles Modern Auctions (LAMA) reached $8.5 million in sales for 2011, nearly doubling the previous record of $4.5 million set in 2008. This year LAMA achieved new auction records for works by Reg Butler, Ettore Sottsass, De Wain Valentine, Roland Reiss, Robert Rauschenberg, and Isamu Noguchi.Continue Reading >> December 19, 2011
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We broke many records in yesterday’s Modern Art & Design Auction.
Highest grossing sale : $2,256,323 Highest sell through rate since 2005: 82%
Fresh material from local estates with attractive estimates led to record attendance in the room, as well as on the phones, absentee and internet bidding.
Custom designs by Ettore Sottass for the late Max Palevsky were sold on Sunday at the LAMA …Continue Reading >> March 7, 2011
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The original maquette of The Unknown Political Prisoner (1952-53) by Reg Butler will be offered for sale in the LAMA March 6, 2011 Modern Art & Design Auction.
Here is a special preview of Peter Loughrey’s essay, which accompanies this lot in the March 6th auction catalogue:
Late last year I went to a house in the hills above Malibu to look at furniture …Continue Reading >> February 3, 2011
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